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This town's Dixie Square Mall, where 'The Blues Brothers' was filmed, was finally demolished in 2012.
Otto Graham, Jack Benny, and Ray Bradbury are all closely tied to this town.
On August 28, 1990 parts of this town, including the high school, were destroyed by a major tornado. 29 people were killed in the Chicago area's most powerful tornado.
This town on the Fox River, split between Kane and Cook counties, was famous for the watch & clock company that was named for the town.
This suburb, located about halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has a large shopping mall named for the town, and a Six Flags amusement park.
This county seat of DuPage County may have more churches-per-square-mile than any town in America. Cantigny, the estate of 'Chicago Tribune' founder Robert McCormick is here.
The Steinbrenner family owns Balmoral Park, a race track for harness racing, located in this town, named for a Greek isle.
This town's St. Aldabert Cemetery is the final resting place of George Halas. Its YMCA has a half-size model of the Leaning Tower of Pisa on Touhy Avenue.
The fictional cable show 'Wayne's World' was filmed here. In real life, it is home to the Illinois Math & Science Academy, one of the best high schools in America.
The novel and Oscar-winning film 'Ordinary People' was about the Jarrett family of this town. The Chicago Bears are headquartered at Halas Hall in this town.
This town was home to the first African-American owned airport in the nation. Basketball player Dwyane Wade and Nichelle Nichols of 'Star Trek' fame both hailed from this town.
The largest water treatment facility in the world is located in this small town, just east of Lyons.
The Rivers Casino and Ray Kroc's first McDonald's restaurant are both in this town which shares its name with a river.
This town is the county seat of Will County. Between 1858 and 2002, the prison here held the most infamous of Illinois' criminals; from Leopold and Loeb to John Wayne Gacy.
This town is home to the Chicago Zoological Gardens.
Donald Rumsfeld and Rahm Emanuel both attended this town's New Trier High School.
The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park is on the campus of Governors State University in this town.
This Lake County town is named for the Archbishop of Chicago who began St. Mary's of the Lake Seminary in the town in 1921; today the largest Catholic seminary in the country.
This town's namesake race track annually hosts 'The Million'; the first thoroughbred race to offer a $1 million purse.
This town is named for the colorful flowers discovered there, and because it was the only place in the south suburbs above water level when prehistoric Lake Chicago existed.
This town's Pickwick Theater is a national landmark. Former residents include artist Grant Wood, actor Harrison Ford, & Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Burr Oak Cemetery in this town was closed and investigated for losing several bodies. Muddy Waters and Emmett Till are both buried in this town.
Stern Pinbalas across the street from Kiddielandl, one of the biggest makers of pinball games in the world is based in this town. Maywood Park racetrack is located here.
The sports teams at this town's high school are named the 'Wildkits', in reference to the 'Wildcats' which is the name of the teams at this town's elite university.
The mailing address for Argonne National Laboratory is in this town. Its Cog Hill Golf Course used to host the Western Open.
Danny Kaye & Carl Reiner both starred in a 1981 TV film named for this town, about a proposed march by neo-Nazis through there. The Illinois Holocaust Museum is located here.
Ernest Hemingway's short story 'The Killers' is set in this town. The section of this town dominated by the large corn mill and processing plant is sometimes called 'Argo'.
1,700 acres of this town comprises the Morton Arboretum, home to over 4,000 species of plant.
Despite their name, the Chicago Fire play at Toyota Park in this town.
This town is where Frank Lloyd Wright and Ernest Hemingway both got their starts.
'The Unabomber' Ted Kaczynski, Jenny McCarthy, sports mogul Wayne Huizenga, and White Sox radio man Ed Farmer all hailed from this south suburb.
The gun battle that killed Baby Face Nelson took place in this town. Nearby are a 'Hills', 'Lake', 'Port', 'North', and 'South' suburbs sharing a name with this town.
This small town is the headquarters of the World Dryer Corporation, something you know if you have ever used one of their electric hand dryers.
The Chicago Area Consolidation Hub for UPS is located in this town and neighboring Western Springs. Over 1.5 million packages-per-day go through the facility in this town.
The non-profit Lions Club International and the for profit McDonald's restaurants are headquartered in this town split between Cook and DuPage Counties.
Some think it would be easier if this town changed its name to 'Woodfield' to match the big mall built there in 1971. Motorola Solutions is also headquartered here.
Bob Woodward of Watergate fame was born here. This town is also home to Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, home of your Kane County Cougars.
Formerly 'Independence Grove', this town was the burial site of Peter II, the last King of Yugoslavia. Marlon Brando was expelled from this town's high school.
This south suburb's country club hosted the 2003 U.S. Open. In 2003, this town and neighboring Park Forest were hit by numerous meteorites.
Named for one of the seven hills of Rome, this town was the site of a brutal multiple homicide at a Browns Chicken.
The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal links to the Des Plaines River at this town. A dam & powerhouse here controls the flow of water from Chicago down to the Mississippi River.
One of Marvel Comic's 'X-Men', Kitty Pryde, hails from this town. The Berto Center in this town is the practice facility for the Chicago Bulls.
Winona Ryder's first feature film, 'Lucas' was filmed at this town's Glenbard West High School. The town is named for a small wooded valley that ran along a lake.
Lewis University, based in this town, is the only school in Illinois that offers an aviation program. It is, appropriately, near Joliet.
In 'The Blues Brothers', this town was home to 'Ray's Music Exchange'. In 'The Silence of the Lambs', Starling's boss thinks that Jamie Gumb can be found in this town.
Ravinia Park in this town is famous for its namesake music festival, and for being the summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
The largest and oldest surviving Bahá'í House of Worship is a beautiful structure located in this north suburb.
James A. Dewar invented the Twinkie in this town. It borders Rosemont, Franklin Park, and O'Hare Int'l Airport.
In the late 1920s, Al Capone moved his headquarters to this town named for a Roman orator.
John Hughes attended this town's Glenbrook North High School, and several of his films like 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Sixteen Candles' were inspired by his life there.
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